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nursing student michelle le when he sentenced her to life in prison today. as cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo shows us that the harsh words didn't stop there. >> maybe she'll never feel remorse, i can't say that, but if she did, at least she's somewhat of a human being. >> reporter: michelle le's family wanted to stand in front of her killer and tell her how she changed their lives. >> i just want everyone to know how beautiful and how incredible that michelle was and how much she has impacted my entire family. >> reporter: michelle le disappeared from kaiser permanente. it's not clear how she died. esteban admitted that her client killed the 26-year-old, but said it was voluntary manslaughter because she acted in the heat of passion. they were high school friends in san diego, but esteban believes that her former classmate was involved with her ex-boyfriend and father of the oldest child. >> by committing the crime she did, she only revealed her own ugliness and michelle's beauty. >> reporter: the judge sentenced the 28-year-old mother of two to 25 years to life in prison for the
teachers inside as well. some in the last moments of their lives. michelle miller picks up the story now. good evening, michelle. >> reporter: good evening, jim. grief is everywhere. the corner gas stakes, the local diner, and most certainly at any one of the num know in our heart she was protecting those kids from that shooter. >> reporter: fred rogers, mr. progger to most of us, used to say when he was a little boy and he saw something scary his mother would tell him, "look for the helpers. you will always find people helping," she said. and certainly, that was the case here in newtown. jim. >> axelrod: michelle miller, thank you. will the massacre move congress to consider tougher gun laws? [ female announcer ] born from the naturally sweet monk fruit, something this delicious could only come from nature. now from the maker of splenda sweeteners, discover nectresse. the only 100% natural, no-calorie sweetener made from the goodness of fruit. the rich, sweet taste of sugar. nothing artificial. ♪ it's all that sweet ever needs to be. new nectresse. sweetness naturally. you spend all d
already covered by federal flood insurance. but now as michelle miller stills us, they're being told think again. >> reporter: roman and mar yain-- marianna bediner staten island home was flooded by 11 feet of water when sandy struck. >> how high did the water come in? >> the water went through the ceiling on to the first floor. >> reporter: they had flood insurance through fema, the federal emergency management agency, that's kpon for people who live in flood zones. they thought the inspector from fema would give them a check to repair $100,000 in damages. >> the first floor where you are standing now is definitely not covered by the flood policy. >> reporter: why? >> this neighborhood is considered to be in the flood zone. >> reporter: under fema's flood insurance program, the first floor of a house such as the bediners should be used for parking or storage only. furnaces and water heaters are covered but finished walls, floors and furniture are not. >> the water was up to here. >> reporter: that caught the bediners and other homeowners we met by surprise. >> this is the sole reason to p
student michelle lay will spent 25 years behind bars. the 29-year-old was sentenced about an hour ago in an oakland courtroom. prosecutors argued she planned the measure murder for months because they thought leigh was involved with her ex-boyfriend. >> it has been a long two years. we were able to talk about michelle as a person and recount how we felt when she was murdered. it meant a lot to us. >> we are glad that some form of justice has been served. >> that is the attorney, admitting she killed le but asked for a lesser charge of voluntary manslaughter saying she acted in the heat of passion. >>> two men cheated death twice this morning when their truck hit a power line in san leandro and burst into flames. we have more on the split second decision that saved their lives there. >> reporter: this truck is just a shell of itself. it was filled with uniforms and 150-gallons of fuel. it caught on fire after snagging a high voltage power line creating a dangerous situation for the youth who live here and firefighters. flames shooting 20 to 30 feet high engulf a laundry truck at a juve
beautiful and -- just want everyone to know how beautiful michelle was. >> chekist appeared during a break in her -- her body was found months later in a wooded area. it is not clear how she died. esteban said it was voluntary manslaughter because she acted in passion. esteban believes her former classmate was involved with her exboyfriend and the father of her oldest child. >> she only revealed her own ugliness and revealed michelle's beauty. >> the judge sentenced the 28- year-old mother of two to 25 years to life. >> it is not right but it is the most they can do. we're just glad she got justice. >> the judge says the killer showed no remorse. >> we always felt sitting in trial she felt no remorse. she stare evidence directly at our family with a blank stare. it was good that he pointed that out. >> reporter: the judge told esteban if she ever want today get out of prison on parol, she better show signs of remorse. ann notarangelo, cbs 5. >>> police are looking for whoever planted a pipe bomb outside pleasant hill elementary school and lit the fuse. the school was locked down while th
-year-old michelle lee, a nursing student. she showed no emotion in court today. >> maybe she will never feel remorse. >> michelle lee and gisele esteban were high school friends but esteban mistakenly believed her old classmate was involved with her ex-boyfriend and the father of her oldest child. >>> in san pablo, a little girl has been orphaned. police found them inside. edgar was dead. blanca died shortly afterwards. police told me earlier tonight that they hope witnesses will come forward. >> oftentimes a person will say, you know, i heard something, but they think it's not significant. they don't call and we really want them to call because those insignificant teams, that they believe are insignificant, are very significant to us. >> both victims were 30 years old. their four-year-old daughter was not hurt. she is now with child protective services. >>> investigators say it will take days to find out why singer jenni rivera's plane went down. tonight, from california to mexico, tearful fans set up shrines and memorials. and rivera's brother thanked them for their support. >> our fa
facing parents and teachers here now is how do students learn to feel safe again. michelle miller has that story rts good evening, jeff. just as officials announced today that newtown school was reopen on tuesday to all students except those who went to sandy hook elementary school, those students would return on wednesday. but to an entirely different location. >> we'll accommodate our entire sandy hook school program. >> reporter: erica canfield got the news from an automated phone call that her 9-year-old son kenneth will be going to a new school. >> what do you fear the most? >> if he can move on with this, if he can trust again, go to school and learn and have fun with his friends again. >> reporter: kenseth a fourth grader at sandy hook elementary school which is only a few miles from his home. now he and the rest of his classmates will attend chalk hill school in monroe, connecticut. but kenneth's mom says he's hesitant. >> he said he won't go back unless there is a police officer at every door. >> kenneth was saved by his music teacher who locked the door before the gunman cou
. >> reporter: i guess not. they've really got all that energy, michelle. actually we started our coverage in the east bay where i saw one store open at 5 a.m. and there were shoppers out there even before that in the rain. she shoppers are back and -- the shoppers are back and it's beginning to look a lot li black friday. >> i'm not broke but i'm trying to get more stuff. >> reporter: cathy was outside this store in emeryville since 2 a.m. along with other diehards looking to cash in on post holiday deals. >> we came out to get $500 off h&m clothes but i actually got $50 off which is pretty good. >> reporter: the big discounts are back to keep buyers around as they kick unwanted gifts out. retail experts say 10 to 15% of christmas gifts will go back on the store shelves. >> i'm returning some things that i don't need. >> reporter: shopper track reported shoppers spent $7.1 billion the day after christmas in 2011. but a recent report says this year's holiday sales are below expected numbers. now retailers hope post- christmas incentives can save the worst holiday shopping in four years. >>
, everyone. it's tuesday, it's december the 4th. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now 6:00. >>> new this morning firefighters battled a massive house fire in petaluma overnight. crews were called out just after 3:30 this morning to sadler lane and take a look. those flames completely destroyed the home. officials say the home is occupied but no one was home at the time. the cause is still under investigation. there's no indication to make the fire suspicious. but pretty impressive flames. >> what a fire. my gosh. >> the big muni mess has stranded thousands of passengers is over at this hour. >> the transit system is recovering from a power outage and an accident with some serious injuries, as well. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco where power in the subway is back on at this hour. good morning. >> reporter: that's good news for morning commuters. again there's basically sorted out a bit of the mess. all muni lines are back on track. muni told us that this was caused by a power outage they had last night. the electrical problem happened as commuters were h
mallicoat. >>> good morning everyone, it's friday december 7th. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:30 now. a 7.3 earthquake struck today near japan. >> it was centered off the northeastern coast. several people have been injured. cate cauguiran is in the news room to tell us the tsunami warning apparently has been lifted. >> it was lifted two hours after the quake hit. other hit. originally authorities issued a warning that a tsunami of two meters could hit the coast. there are no reports of immediate damage although traffic was stopped in some places to check on the roads. one city in the area reported a small tsunami, but the pacific tsunami warning center says there is no widespread risk. it did cause continuous shaking in some areas. buildings in tokyo were reportedly swaying for at least several minutes. now, this is the same region that was hit by a massive earthquake in march of last year. that quake triggered fuel rod melt downs at the nuclear plant killing at least 60 people as it swept away cars, boats and homes. thankfully this quake is nothing compared to last
us with the latest. >>> good morning, frank and michelle, originally authorities issued a warning, a tsunami 2 meters high could hit the coast. the warning was lifted two hours after the quake hit. thankfully this was nothing compared to the quake yesterday. this quake struck out of the northeastern coast of the miyagi miyagi. one city reported a minor injuries, taking a look at the video, you can see it caused continuous shaking in some areas. buildings in tokyo were reportedly swaying for at least several minutes. this quake did rattle nerves in a country still recovering from the devastating earthquake and tsunami in march 2011. miyagi was one one of the areas that suffered the worst of the destruction. that quake fueled, at least 60 people died and cars boats and homes were swept away. as of right now, tokyo electric power says there are no problems at any of its nuclear plants. frank michelle. >> and we understand that you have family in japan. have you been able to talk to them at all and are they okay. >> that's right. i have my parents and aunt and uncle are stationed in j
responsible. reporting live in san pablo, ken bastida, back to you. >>> the woman who murdered michelle lei showed no emotion before being sentenced to prison. before the sentencing she had to face her friend's shattered family. ann notarangelo has more on what the judge called a cold- blooded killer. >> maybe she will never feel remorse. i can't say that. if she did, that would show she is somewhat of a human being. >> michelle was incredible. it has impacted my entire family. >> michelle disappeared during a break in her nursing class in may 20/11. her body was found -- 2011. it is not clear how she died. esteban's attorney admitted her client killed the 26-year-old but said it was voluntary manslaughter because she acted in the heat of passion. she and esteban were high school friends in san diego, but esteban believed her former classmate was involved with her exboyfriend and the father of her child. >> she only revealed her ugliness and revealed michelle's beauty. >> the judge sentenced the mother of two to 25 years meaning she could get parole. >> we're just glad that some form of jus
are opening this morning. >>> good morning. it's wednesday, december 26. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off today. it's now 29 minutes after 5:00. >> dangerous and deadly storms moved across southern states on christmas day. >> severe weather is blamed for at least two deaths and knocked out power to more than 100,000 people this several states. there were more than 30 reports of tornadoes from texas to alabama, homes businesses and churches damaged. ashley rodriguez takes to us one neighborhood where residence say this christmas they are just happy to be alive. >> reporter: this is one of the 12 homes that law enforcement here in pearl river county says were completely wiped out by this tornado on christmas day. at this particular home here in the mcneil area, this is what's left of the slab, this is what's left of the wall, and this is what's left of this family's life. and the damage trail extends half a mile on this property off highway 11, the front and back of this custom antebellum home gone but the homeowner says lives are more important. tell me how you feel w
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homeowners thought they were already covered by federal flood insurance but as michelle miller reports this morning they are getting an unwelcomed surprise. >> reporter: roman and mariana's staten island home was flooded by 11 feet of water when sandy struck. >> how high did the water come in? >> it went through the ceiling on to the first floor. >> reporter: they had flood insurance through fema. that's common for people who live in flood zones. they thought the inspector from fema would give them a check to repair $100,000 in damages. >> first floor where you're standing right now is definitely not covered by the flood policy. >> why? >> this neighborhood is considered to be in the flood zone. >> reporter: under fema's flood insurance program the first floor of a house should be used for parking or storage only. furnaces and water heaters are covered but finished walls, floors and furniture are not. that caught them and other homeowners we met by surprise. >> this is the sole reason to pay these premiums every single month so that, you know, you go to bed at night and you don't have
years to life. she killed michelle le. she said nothing and showed no emotion. >> giselle esteban and michelle le were high school friends but esteban mistakenly believed her former classmate was involved with her ex-boyfriend and the father of her child. >>> the man accused in the kidnap and murder of sierra lamar will face charges tomorrow on three incidents back in 2009. santa clara county's d.a. has filed a complaint against antolin garcia torres to include kidnapping and carjacking. garcia torres is still awaiting trial in connection to the disappearance of lamar. >>> 4:33. are you happy your buddy is back? >> i'm glad lawrence is back, absolutely. but you're bringing the rain, too, huh? >> yeah. we're bringing in at least a chance of rainfall. the chance we could see snow, i know you love that, michelle. >> do love that. >> looks like a cold storm system about to make its way back into the bay area. so far, we are starting out mostly clear, a couple of patches of thick fog into the santa rosa area. but the clouds are going to be on the increase throughout the day today esp
, whose work speaks of remembrance, sacrifice, and honor. michelle miller, cbs news, columbia falls, maine. >>> coming up on cbs news, we'll go to clackamas, oregon, to the latest on the mall shooting that left three dead. plus talks from fiscal cliff. we'll hear from nancy employee. >>> and more on the suspensions tossed out. we'll talk with the executive director of the nfl players' association. that and more coming up later on "cbs this morning." that is the news for this wednesday. 12/12/12 by the way, i should mention. appreciate you watching as always. terrell brown in new york city. thank you, everybody. have a great day. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com and i'm michelle griego. tis 4:-- the rain is back and with i. some massive tides! here's >>> good morning. it's wednesday, 12/12/12. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time now is just about 4:30. the rain is back and high tides. >> got some showers out there and hi-def doppler is picking up on some of that. you can see some scattered light showers at this time. but more of that
. >> reporter: i know, brian, michelle, you're wondering if santa made his flight. yes, he made his flight on time off to his destination but travel tips for people who aren't here at sfo yet, you want to make sure that you have that extra time because it's going to be your best tool on a day like this. brian, michelle, back to you >> thank you. >>> only a few shopping days left until christmas but that doesn't mean the shoppers are wrapping up their gift buying. >> some people haven't even started yet. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec joins us live from downtown san francisco just to see if there are any good deals yet. >> reporter: it is a procrastinators paradise here in union square minus the rain, that's unfortunate for people carrying their shopping bags around today. we caught up with plenty of people taking advantage of shopping opportunities. >> procrastination? i thought we had more time and here it is the last weekend. >> reporter: this could shape up to beat out the black friday shopping rush. retail tracking forecasts that thursday, friday, saturday and sunday look four of the ten
. >> reporter: michelle and mickey herman were there with a camera. at first all they could do was watch in horror as a man who rushed to help fell through the ice. then another. six would-be rescuer in all were now in the icy waters. >> it was hard to watch, it really was. we saw that guy go under three times and the third time we didn't think he was coming back up. >> call 911 right now. >> reporter: the victims clamored for inner tubes to stay afloat. from the shore onlookers including the hermans tried to toss a lifeline. after several failed attempts, everyone made it to safety. the man who fell first had been in the frigid water for nearly ten minutes. >> we were just really thankful when they got out. it was christmas day. we were thinking of this man being, you know, in the cold water and may die here. >> reporter: bystanders shed their own clothes to help the victims. a heart-warming end to a lesson on thin ice. carter evans, cbs news, los angeles. >> i wouldn't have even been out there. >>> coming up after your local news on "cbs this morning," an update on the fiscal cliff neg
into christmas shopping. with two shopping days left michelle miller has been talking to worried retailers. and a church in a neighborhood devastated by super storm sandy holds its first wedding. >> hell and high water came and we're still going to make it happen. >> axelrod: tony guida with the story of an undowntowned bride and groom. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news." >> axelrod: good evening. i'm jim axelrod. an unbearable six-day stretch of funerals for the victims of the newtown shooting wrapped up today with the last three. mourners at the funeral of josephine gay wore purple. her favorite color. a horse-drawn coach carried the casket of six-year-old ana marquez-greene, remembered as a girl who never walked from room to room. she danced. six-year-old emilie parker was buried in utah, remembered for the markers and paper emilie always had with her because as she would say, "i have so many ideas of things to draw, it's hard to remember them all." newtown's police chief is talking publicly about the shooting for the first time. the chief and his captain sat dow
lane closed in through that area. there was an overnight accident. frank and michelle will have more on that coming up. slight delays on the eastbound side until roadwork is cleared out of the way. great highway closed both directions between sloat boulevard and lincoln way of that's due to weather conditions so use an alternate through there. no other delays around the area. 880 so far, so good, northbound looking good towards the maze. southbound 880 clear all the way towards hayward. no delays if you are taking hayward to the san mateo bridge. that's a look at traffic. frank? >> okay, i'll take it. 5:05 now. >> oh, i'll take it. >> i'll let you. >>> new this morning, a high- speed chase caused the chp patrol car to flip over in livermore. this is new video just into the newsroom now. it happened just before 4 a.m. on eastbound 580 between greenville and north flynn roads. the chp was chasing at high speeds when the patrol car flipped. the driver sped away. other officers stopped the car in tracy. both officers were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. >>> another crash this
. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:01. we are on the scene of breaking news in the east bay at an apartment fire that started about an hour ago. cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington is in hayward getting the latest. >> reporter: that apartment completely destroyed and there was a mother who lived there with her young son. she told us that she thinks somebody threw something into her home and that's what caused it to set on fire. so arson investigators are on scene. they are trying to sort all of this out but we are on dixon street right by the bart station. this was a one-alarm fire but again it caused significant damage and firefighters say that that family won't be able to return home. nobody was hurt. pg&e crews also on scene securing some lines and we are still waiting to get some more information but as i said arson investigators are on scene. elissa harrington, cbs 5. >>> new this morning, a fire in east oakland is believed to have been started by squatters. the single-alarm fire happened around 1:30 this morning on 64th and international boulevard. of
from newtown. >>> reporter: good morning, michelle. several parents here in newtown, connecticut continue to face the unthinkable burying their children. five funerals are scheduled for today and people are still reeling. hundreds gathered for memorial service to remember sandy hook elementary principal dawn hochsprung. she died trying to stop the shooter after he broke into the school. >> you don't have to know her. you just have to know what she did is an act of selflessness and that touches humanity. >> reporter: hochsprung's funeral is just one of five that will be held today. tuesday saw two more children laid to rest. 6-year-old james mattioli loved sports and math. his family called him a numbers guy. and jessica rekos loved horses. she wanted a cowgirl hat for christmas. yesterday was a day of mixed emotions for many parents and students as school reopened in newtown for everyone except the kids who attend sandy hook elementary. >> so, like, surreal. >> reporter: there were some who stayed away. >> my neighbor up the street, her kid didn't come back. >> reporter: but ther
the slain students and faculty. brian, michelle? >> marly we have seen teddy bears and candles and flowers. do you know what's going to happen with all of those left in town? >> reporter: those mementos are still here. every day more and more show up as visitors stream in. as you can probably tell, it's raining quite heavily here in newtown. so tents have been put up to protect those mementos from the elements. brian, michelle. >> thank you, marlie hall in newtown, connecticut, thank you very much. >>> and we have seen a number of different gun buy-back programs around the bay area in response to the newtown shooting but in one county, it's not just guns they want. the marin county district attorney is urging people to turn in any violent videogames they have. it's part of another gun buy- back with police and sheriff's offices as part of an upcoming weapons buy-back programs with police and sheriff's offices on january 15 and january 21. >> they get into these violent scenarios where people are just killing people and a young person becomes desensitized totally to the -- what it means to
. so there are some immediate effects here, michelle. >> we're looking at some live pictures now of the house floor. tell me, what will the president do if the senate cannot come up with an agreement? >> reporter: well, the president says if senators reid and mcconnell can't bring him an agreement, that he is going to ask senator reid to bring up his own plan it extend the bush- era tax cuts for the middle class and also to save the unemployment benefits. he is going to bring it up for an up-or-down vote. he says if republicans don't want it they should say no, but the public should know. >> we'll have to see what happens. danielle nottingham live in washington, thank you. >>> and remember, you can keep track of the fiscal talks anytime by logging on to our website, cbssf.com. >>> what do they say, work expands to fill the available time? hopefully they can get it done because it's new year's eve. we have things to do tonight, don't we? >> yeah >> you'll be sleeping. >> like go to sleep and take some medicine. >> what are we going to be doing? >> homing that i don't hear all tho
midnight tonight. >> i don't think you're going to make it much past this show, michelle, the way you're going. >> 7:00 she will be like i have to go now, see you later! >> she is so sick, i feel bad for her. but we have some good news. we have better weather coming our way. couple of clouds making their way across our skies this morning. it's going to be a frosty start to the day around the interior valleys, clouds sweeping on by, temperatures dropping again. and well, we are in for a pretty decent end to 2012. i can't believe it's coming to a close but here we go. temperatures outside now on the chilly side. 31 and freezing now in concord. it is 35 in san jose. 31 in santa rosa and freezing. likely to see some frost showing up in those areas. by the afternoon going to epcot temperatures cool, as well. highs only expected to be in the upper 40s and the low 50s so a chilly day indeed and tonight, good news is it should stay dry. we'll have more on that forecast coming up in just a few minutes. right now let's check the roads with elizabeth. >> i'm just kicking back today. it's easy b
merry christmas to you. >> we're learning disturbing new details today. michelle miller has the story of a man that murderinjured two firefighters murdered two others and killed his sister as well. >>> it was a trap set by william spangler. >> we're being shot at multiple firemen down multiple firemen shot. >> in a scenario that seems beyond comprehension, they're saying they found a note he left. >> he was going to burn as many houses as possible and do what he really liked to do which was kill people. seven homes burned down. combing through the crime scene, they said they found a body that they have been hers. >> we are afraid she may have met foul play. >> he has killed before he spent 17 years behind bars for murdering his grandmother with a hammer. police revealed he armed himself with three guns including a bush bushmaster 223, these are the two webster firefighters that lost their live. one was a 22 year veteran, and the other was just 19. for cbs this morning, michelle miller new york. >> in afghanistan this morning, the taliban is taking responsibility for a
bay area bridges. >>> good morning, it's thursday, december 20. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank has the morning off. time now straight up 5:00. >>> all clear for one peninsula neighborhood. >> that's after authorities discovered volatile chemicals inside a home. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec is san mateo with more. >> reporter: the fire department didn't know what they were dealing with so they did everything by the book. here's where they bagged up sand to try to keep these chemicals safe before they blew it up. this is the house where the chemicals were found in san mateo on parrott drive. the windows boarded up. it was an exercise for all of the emergency responders involved and for the entire neighborhood. the fire department got a call around 4:30 yesterday afternoon saying the person who lives this is house found a cache of chemicals in the basement that had apparently been here for more than 30 years. >> it was acid and ether. we were told they were -- something that needed to be taken care of on site. they couldn't transport it. it's very dangerous. the chan
this morning with more on the expected weather delays. good morning, cate. >> good morning, michelle. >> reporter: mother nature is already making her mark here in the bay area but i want to show you now that things are pick up here at sfo. you can see the travelers are already standing in line. i just got off the phone with an airport representative who told me coastal flights could be canceled because of that impending storm so check in with those flights before you get here. we are also seeing ripple effects from the winter storm in chicago here at our airports. aviation officials say more than 350 flights out of o'hare international airport and 150 out of midway were canceled. sfo reps say as a result, it's delayed a few flights in the bay area. we'll have our own weather setbacks here at home, as well. rain is slowly moving into our region. so unfortunately, the national weather service says this could complicate things for travelers. >> we wanted to avoid big crowds. we are still waiting but i can see it now, it's already packed. >> reporter: those potential weather delays coul
'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. 5:00 on the nose. and we begin with some breaking news in san francisco. a huge water break after a car slammed into a fire hydrant about an hour ago. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is by folsom and 2nd and joins us live in the city with more. i guess they got it capped, but it was really something about a half hour ago or so, right? >> reporter: that's exactly right, frank. the new concern now is actually structural safety. i want to show you, they blocked off the roads in this area. that is essex off of folsom here and they say they're going to block all four lanes right there because they want to sort of assess the damage of what happened. but we want to show you some video that we shot earlier. you can get a look at that gushing water at least 40 feet high is what we're told. and about 1,000 -- tens of thousands of gallons of water that had come out of that break. now, from what we could see, that car knocked the hydrant completely out. we heard reports this started just before 4 a.m. this morning. san francisco police told us offi
morning, it is tuesday, december 11. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:31 now. we begin this hour with some breaking news down in daly city. >> a car goes over at cliff as skyline boulevard. let's get to elizabeth in the traffic center. >> tow crews, emergency crews, everyone is out there right now working to get this car out of the ditch. this is the area we're talking about in daly city. a stretch of highway 35 remains closed at last check. one southbound lane of highway 35. right there approaching john daly. this is video from the scene taken by one of our news crews. they are working, the whole 100 feet of cable is needed to get that car. one person major injuries. chp rescued two other people after that suv went over the cliff around 4:30 this morning. we talked to an officer on scene about why this is taking a while to clear. >> we're just investigating the collision, taking measurements of the scene. we have one of two lanes of skyline closed for unknown duration until they finish the investigation. and talking to the parties involved in the colli
's wednesday, december 18. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank is off this week. time now 6:30. >>> santa clara county firefighters made an unexpected discovery at the scene of a small fire a body. anne makovec joins from us campbell. >> reporter: firefighters have left the scene but there are still a lot of questions about a mysterious death. i'm in campbell. the storage unit was on fire and is around the corner from the building here behind me. here's a closer look at that unit. the fire broke out at 1:00 this morning. somebody reported smoke coming from the storage unit. they found a body inside the unit after they put out the small fire. they say the body is an adult. police won't say how the person died, if it was before or during the fire. they are calling it an undetermined death investigation not a murder investigation. >> at this point we don't have specific evidence to call it a homicide. obviously, we're looking at all the different possibilities and once we get all the questions answered we'll be able to better determine what happened here this morning. >> report
'm michelle griego. time now is 6:00. >>> we're following some breaking news right now out of san francisco's ocean view district. >> crews on the scene of a big fire burning near a historic firehouse. we're hearing reports of more fire companies being called out to respond. the fire is burning in an apartment complex on 119 broad street. 10 people have been evacuated. it's burning next door to engine company 33, according to a website, the victorian style building dates back to 1896. we have a crew on the way. we'll get you the latest as soon as we hear it. >>> a loud boom on the peninsula after a bomb squad dead nature volatile materials. authorities found 30-year-old chemicals inside a san mateo house yesterday. the acid and ether were both too dangerous to move so they detonated the chemicals on the front lawn. no one was hurt. but the house suffered major damage. >> it was significant. it damaged the windows in front of her home. >> officers evacuated the block at least 500 households were notified of the controlled detonation. >> investigators in cupertino were trying to figure out wh
a great day. ,,,, and i'm michelle griego. tis >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> good morning. it is tuesday, it's december 4. good to have you with us. i'm frank mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego am time now about 4:30. let's get our first look at weather with lawrence. rain. >> yeah. got a lot of clouds in the skies right now, not much in the way of rainfall just yet but that's likely to change in the not too distant future. we'll tell you when coming up. >> check the roads right now we checked in with chp no major accidents but we have a full freeway closure in loveridge. details coming up. >>> the fallout from the muni mess continues this morning . they had problems on market street, a power outage and ac
. more than 30,000 homes and busi re still without po michelle miller >> there's the water line right here. >> reporter: this staten island home joe ingento shares with his wife and three children is still without heat. >> i can't afford to do these. i have no more money. i'm broke. >> reporter: ingento has run out of money to fix the boiler flooded out by sandy. he's still waiting for his insurance check. >> i have flood insurance, i have homeowners insurance, i'm fully ensured. >> reporter: and they've given you nothing? >> absolutely zero. >> reporter: 6,000 homes and 800 apartment complexes around new york are without heat. when we met suzette robinson in her brooklyn apartment the only heat she had was from her gas stove. she'd suffered 16 straight days in the cold. >> it was freezing in here. you could blow smoke out of your mouth. that's how cold it was. >> reporter: the severe damage and shortage of repairmen have created delays few expected would last this long. 6,700 buildings in new york city need major work to become habitable. 2,100 families are still in fema-paid hotel r
sacred ground in america. and therein lies a tale told by michelle miller. >> reporter: morrill worcester has been running this wreath- making business in columbia falls, maine, for 42 years. back in 1992, worcester had a surplus of wreaths and a great idea about what to do with them. >> as a boy, i won a trip to washington. and one of the things that i saw was arlington national cemetery, and i just never forgot that. then when they had that wreaths left over, i said it would be nice if i could maybe place them on the graves of the veterans. >> reporter: so worcester headed to arlington national cemetery to lay 5,000 wreaths. >> the first 14 years, nobody really knew about it. and it was a family gift to the military that, you know, i said, we'll always do that, and we always have. >> reporter: in 2006 a pentagon photographer published a photo. donations poured in and the nonprofit, wreaths across america, was born. karen worcester is morrill's wife. >> it's not unusual to have the phone ring; and he would pick up the phone and they'd say, is this morrill worcester? and he would say, yes
, december 19. i'm michelle griego. >> i'm brian hackney. frank's got the week off. time now two minutes before 5:00 and we are on to a developing story we have been following out of siskiyou county near the oregon boarder. >> northbound 5 remains closed at this hour after a massive 60- car pile-up. the series of crashes started around 6:30 last night. the pile-up stretched for a mile along the northbound side of the freeway between yreka and the state border. this shows you how serious lit vehicles were damaged. at least 6 people suffered minor to moderate injuries and they were taken to area hospitals. black ice is blamed for the accident. >> it is cold enough for ice on the roads. it's bitterly cold by our standards. michelle isn't buying this being from denver but for, it's cold. >> i was talking to a friend from chicago. she says the same thing. you don't know cold, you don't know what winter is all about! it's definitely cold in the bay area. it's cold, a chill in the air. we have a freeze warning posted for the north bay and frost advisories for the east and santa clara valleys a
. michelle miller brings us up to speed. >> reporter: a half-foot of snow caused whiteouts on roads across the texas panhandle. there were near-blizzard conditions at day break in amarillo. 250 miles east, just outside oklahoma city, a 21-vehicle pile-up on interstate 40 stopped traffic for five hours. 12 people were injured. one state over in missouri, salt trucks were busy preparing the roads for expected heavy snowfall. transportation officials mark sheldon warned holiday travelers. >> certainly, those roads are slick. if you don't have to get out, please don't get out. >> reporter: the storm system caused heavy snow in the midwest, brought heavy rains and wind to the south, and shrouded the city of atlanta in fog. at least two reported tornadoes touched down in the houston area. one man was killed when a toppled tree flattened his pickup truck. by mid-afternoon, nearly 70,000 people in the houston area were without power. meteorologist david bernard says it's only going to get worse. >> this is a wide-ranging storm, as far as impacts go. there's a tornado threat in the south all the wa
? michelle miller catches up with a woman from breezy point. >> reporter: you wanted to look and see. when we first met marie lopresti eight weeks ago, she was desperately searching for anything spared by the fire that burned her home to the ground. >> is that something there? >> reporter: the only thing she found in the rubble was a charred fragment of a wine and cheese plate. but she was happy to have it. >> thank you. thank you. i got go now. [ crying ] [ knocking ] >> reporter: we wanted to know what happened to lopresti. hi, marie! >> hello. >> reporter: we found her in brooklyn at a family home she used to rent out. it's a house now filled with gifts from family, friends, even strangers. >> these are all the people that sent me letters and money, $598. >> wow. >> reporter: lopresti has been overwhelmed by the generosity of people from across the country, who saw her story and reached out. >> they all send me e-mails and funny things for me it laugh. and they all ask about me. they call. that's my house in breezy. >> reporter: some have even sent photos of her old home and copies of pict
lost her life doing what she loved. and cbs news reporter michelle explains, she wasn't the only hero. >> reporter: the news that the six- and seven-year-olds had been shot multiple times further devastated an already prone community. sarah couldn't stop crying. >> they're just babies. you know, they're just babies. they shouldn't be taken away from their mothers an fathers. it's just awful. >> reporter: the children who survived were protected by their teachers. janet gathered her kindergartners in one coloneller. colonel -- in one corner. 18 years of teaching experience kicked in. >> we all got away from the windows, covered the windows, locked the classroom door. the children started to say at one point, i'm scared, and i said, i think we're going to be okay. i think somebody is on the roof making noises, trying to divert their attention. >> reporter: finally police told them it was safe to leave. >> they said have everybody hold hands, come down the hallway, cover their eyes. so we did. as i'm going by the hallway, i, as the grown-up, i do spot blood on the floor so i know things
with lawmakers. where heed he and his wife, michelle, spent christmas visiting u.s. troops and their families in hawaii. to beat the january 1st deadline senate majority leader harry reid is said to be crafting his own fiscal package. it would extend the bush era tax cuts for households making less than $250,000, extend long-term unemployment, short-term spending cuts, and make a scheduled drop in medicare reimbursement to doctors. house speaker john boehner said they've had no communication with senator reid. >>> the exconwho ambushed and killed two volunteer firefighters in upstate new york may have murdered his sister. her body was found yesterday, and police say william spamglor had the same kind of military rifle used in the connecticut school massacre. he left behind a chilling note. >> reporter: the christmas eve fire in western new york burned seven homes to the ground, but police say william spangler wanted to do much worse. he planned to burn down the entire neighborhood and "do what i like doing best, killing people." the 62-year-old shot at firefighters from a nearby bank. he kill
'm michelle griego. tis 4:-- >> your realtime captioner: linda marie macdonald. >>> it's friday, december 21st and we're all still here. >> i'm brian hackney. >> i'm michelle griego. we have developing news right now in antioch where police are searching for a second suspect after a robbery police chase and this fiery crash. officials say they robbed the bonfair market on tenth street and then they drove off. police chased them and the suspect's car crashed and burst into flames. one suspect was arrested but police are still trying to find the second suspect. >>> heavy rain and wind are on tap this morning. lawrence karnow has the forecast. >> it's a very slow-moving storm system but we are seeing that rain moving into the north bay right now. check that out. you can see the yellows and oranges in the north bay. the rest of the bay area so far it is staying dry. but that's going to change. we have seen those winds ramping up over 30-mile-an-hour gusts along the coastline now and still more to come ast
not been as strong as many had hoped to see. here's michelle miller. >> reporter: kidding around is a specialty toy store in new york city. you won't find any of this stuff at target, wal-mart? >> no. >> reporter: the owner says today is his busiest day of the year. within the last month, what have your sales been? >> they're up from last year about 5.5%, but some of that is the influence of the early hanukkah. >> reporter: he's doing better than most retailers. shoppertrak, which monitors consumer behavior nationwide, predicted holiday sales growth of 3.3%. they just cut it to 2.5%. >> the traffic growth has been solid, but people are still very tight with their purse strings. >> reporter: retailer analyst craig johnson noticed a slowdown immediately after thanksgiving door busters sold out. >> up and down the spectrum, from luxury to mid-tier to value, there's a lot of weakness. it's not terrible growth, but it's tepid, sluggish growth at best. >> reporter: retailers say consumer enthusiasm has been dampened by the images from newtown and the threat of higher taxes if washingto
served in afghanistan and iraq, this is the toughest time of year. michelle miller reports. >> baghdad from a black box. >> reporter: retired u.s. army captain has a book of memories from her tour in iraq. it includes pictures of a memorial of her fellow soldiers, who never came home. all of those? >> uh-huh. >> reporter: were in your unit. >> right. >> reporter: that's a lot of people. she says this is one of the toughest times of the year. >> i came back in october 2008. so right before the holidays. and i was here for the holidays. >> reporter: so you get home, everybody is happy? >> right. >> reporter: they're celebrating. >> it's very exciting for them. and i'm thinking about being dead in the cemetery. report she says she saw a lot of carnage whiling as a physical therapist in iraq. although she appeared upbeat, once out of iraq she fell into a deep depression and thought about suicide. do you have ptsd? >> yes. >> reporter: describe it to me. >> paranoid al, don't like to be out in large crowds. >> reporter: in march of 2009, she spent more than a week undergoing psychiatric eva
. >> good morning. it's tuesday, december 4. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 5:00 now on your tuesday. >>> a new word just in the past few minutes that all muni trains are back on track. the system had two issues a the powerrage and accident with serious injuries and a power outage. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is in san francisco where power in the subway is back on. that's good news for commuters. >> reporter: i'm sure. we actually were talking to a commuter and no kidding as i was trying to explain the situation, that j line pulled up and then the driver said nope, we're headed in town or downtown. so yes, it is a sigh of relief for morning commuters. everything should be free- flowing on the muni trains. but this all started after again that storm damage that you mentioned earlier. a power outage was caused. the electrical problem happened as commuters were headed home last night. this morning crews said it was a blown transformer on van ness that started this whole muni madness. >> apparently, it was damaged with water damage from yesterday [ indis
'm michelle griego. >> hi, everyone. i'm frank mallicoat. it is 6:31. guess what, the rain is back and the doppler is lit up this morning. >> yes, it is. it's making for a wet wednesday commute for all of those people trying to get to work this morning, lawrence. >> yeah. looks like some very heavy rainfall showing up in parts of the bay area right now. this is from berkeley shot a little bit earlier this morning. the rain really coming down there. but we're seeing more rain all around the bay area. high-def doppler radar showing you very strong band of moisture making its way along the peninsula sliding into parts of the east bay. it should be ending. we'll tell you when coming up in a few minutes. >> thank you. >>> new details about a deadly shooting near a berkeley school. we just learned that the victim is a woman in her 40s. and she was riding her bike when she was shot. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is at the police station right now with what may have led up to the shooting. cate. >> reporter: michelle, they aren't exactly sure of a mo
. cate. >> reporter: frank, michelle, that's right. if you can take a looker the crime tape is up here in this area. officers are still on scene gathering evidence and they have been here for quite some time. we do have video of when they first got on scene though. berkeley police tell us they got a caught around 11:30 last night and officers found a cyclist by longfellow middle school just off derby street. he fell off his bike along the sidewalk and he had at least one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead on scene. if you come back out live the award and sacramento streets, that crime tape is still up. there are several police officers here -- not officers, but rather cars here on scene continuing their investigation. and we want to make note that officers have not released a suspect description at this time. and they still don't have a motive for the shooting. reporting live in berkeley, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> one person in critical condition, two others serious after a shooting in oakland near lake merritt around 10:30 last night. officers found a 50-year-old man shot outside a
with video. >> reporter: frank and michelle, that gushing water actually slammed into the scaffolding of the building behind me. you can see that damage there. you can see part of the beam has been bent in and that's why the roads are blocked, because authorities are right now trying to assess if that scaffolding i safe. video from earlier shows gushing watertown 40 feet high. water at up to 40 feet. they were trying to pull over a driver for a minor traffic violation, he fled and crashed into a hydrant causing the water break. police took the driver into custody suspected of dui and we don't know at this point if the driver sustained any injuries. back out live, essex street off folsom is blocked. if you are going to the bay bridge, you have to find a different route. a firefighter said that they are going to assess the safety of that scaffolding and once they find out it is safe they will reopen these roads hopefully that can be soon. reporting live in san francisco, cate caugiran, cbs 5. >>> an on-ramp to the bay bridge is closed not making many morning commuters happy. >> no. not
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